Obituaries

Eleanor Romaine
B: 1931-10-22
D: 2017-07-25
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Romaine, Eleanor
Bazil Pero
B: 1936-01-27
D: 2017-07-24
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Pero, Bazil
Doris and Oliver Stevens
D: 2017-07-21
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Stevens, Doris and Oliver
Ruth Hatfield
B: 1925-06-18
D: 2017-07-21
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Hatfield, Ruth
Glenn Gray
B: 1948-07-29
D: 2017-07-19
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Gray, Glenn
Elsie Crowell
B: 1919-08-17
D: 2017-07-13
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Crowell, Elsie
Margaret Hillyard
B: 1950-08-06
D: 2017-07-13
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Hillyard, Margaret
Berwyn "Skip" Goudey
B: 1933-11-23
D: 2017-07-13
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Goudey, Berwyn "Skip"
Maggie Hillyard
B: 1950-08-06
D: 2017-07-13
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Hillyard, Maggie
Mabel Tutty
B: 1930-06-03
D: 2017-07-09
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Tutty, Mabel
Leslie Nickerson
B: 1930-07-11
D: 2017-07-07
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Nickerson, Leslie
Patricia Burbidge
B: 1946-09-24
D: 2017-07-07
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Burbidge, Patricia
Hazel Marie Sparks
B: 1930-06-15
D: 2017-07-07
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Sparks, Hazel Marie
Jacob "Jack" deGooyer
B: 1926-10-06
D: 2017-07-06
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deGooyer, Jacob "Jack"
Diane Muise
B: 1955-01-25
D: 2017-07-02
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Muise, Diane
Donald "Donnie" Roberts
B: 1959-10-21
D: 2017-06-30
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Roberts, Donald "Donnie"
John "Jack" Himmelman
B: 1939-03-23
D: 2017-06-29
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Himmelman, John "Jack"
Deborah Murphy
B: 1952-05-17
D: 2017-06-24
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Murphy, Deborah
Lillian Christian
B: 1932-05-18
D: 2017-06-20
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Christian, Lillian
Alcide Landry
B: 1924-10-16
D: 2017-06-17
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Landry , Alcide
Ann Surette
B: 1950-09-02
D: 2017-06-14
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Surette, Ann

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